Upcoming Events

Friday, February 24 to Sunday, February 26

Philosophy and Mass Incarceration Conference

(Arthur Liman Public Interest Program; Edward J. and Dorothy Clarke Kempf Fund; Office of the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences; Deputy Dean for Diversity and Faculty Development; LGBT Studies Program; Wallace-Sexton Fund for LGBT Studies; and Whitney Humanities Center)

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Poster

Auditorium

Tuesday, February 28

Metropolitan Indians: Irony and Creativity in the Movement of 1977

The US premiere of the Metropolitan Indians
a documentary by Antonella Sgambati and Claudia Salaris
(Beinecke Library and Films at the Whitney, supported by the Barbakow Fund for Innovative Film Programs at Yale)

Poster

4:30pm, Room 208

Tuesday, February 28

The Bling Ring, Director Sofia Coppola

Film Against Fascism: A Yale Film Colloquium Series
(USA, 2013) 90 min. 35mm.
(Yale Film Colloquium sponsored by Yale Film Study Center, Dean’s Fund for Student Colloquia, Film and Media Studies, History of Art, and Films at the Whitney, supported by the Barbakow Fund for Innovative Film Programs at Yale)

7:00pm, Auditorium

Wednesday, March 01 to Friday, March 03

Tanner Lectures

Rosi Braidotti, Utrecht University

Posthuman, All Too Human

Wednesday, March 1
“Memoirs of a Posthumanist“
5:00pm

Thursday, March 2
“Aspirations of a Posthumanist”
5:00pm

Friday, March 3
Rüdiger Campe and Joanna Radin in conversation with Rosi Braidotti
10:30am

Press release
Poster
 

Auditorium

Thursday, March 02

Battle of Algiers, Director Gillo Pontecorvo

Treasures from the Yale Film Archive: a 50th Anniversary Screening
(Italy, 1966) 121 min. 35mm.
(Film Study Center, courtesy of Paul L. Joskow; and Films at the Whitney, supported by the Barbakow Fund for Innovative Film Programs at Yale)

8:00pm, Auditorium

Friday, March 03 to Saturday, March 04

European Cinema Conference: Films of 1951

Including Rossellini’s Europa 1951, Jacqueline Audry’s Olivia, and Alf Sjöberg’s Miss Julie

(Edward J. and Dorothy Clarke Kempf Memorial Fund; European Studies Council; MacMillan Center; History of Art; Wallace-Sexton Fund for LGBT Studies; Film and Media Studies Program; Film Study Center, courtesy of Paul L. Joskow; Ethnicity, Race and Migration Program; Department of Italian Languages and Literature; Department of French; Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures; and Whitney Humanities Center)            

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1:00pm, Auditorium

Monday, March 06

TEACH-IN: Protocols for a New Critical Theory

Transforming critical theories of race, science, politics, philosophy, feminism, literature, and language
(Humanities/Humanity and Whitney Humanities Center)

See poster for list of faculty. Attendance is limited. To sign up, email matthew.shafer@yale.edu by Wednesday, February 22.
For more information, write paul.a.north@yale.edu.

Poster

11:30am, Room 108

Tuesday, March 07

Are There Still Traces?

Catherine Malabou, Kingston University
(Humanities/Humanity and Whitney Humanities Center)

Press release

5:00pm, Auditorium

Tuesday, March 07

A Taxing Woman, Director Juzo Itami

Film Against Fascism: A Yale Film Colloquium Series
(Japan, 1987) 127 min. 35mm. Yale Film Archive Print
(Yale Film Colloquium sponsored by Yale Film Study Center, Dean’s Fund for Student Colloquia, Film and Media Studies, History of Art, and Films at the Whitney, supported by the Barbakow Fund for Innovative Film Programs at Yale)

7:00pm, Auditorium

Thursday, March 09

Why Playwriting Matters: A Panel Discussion

Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the Yale Drama Series for emerging playwrights and the launch of What Playwrights Talk About When They Talk About Writing by Jeffrey Sweet
Panelists: Virginia Grise, David Hare, Arthur Kopit, Donald Margulies, Marsha Norman, Jeffrey Sweet, and Neil Wechsler
Moderated by John Donatich
(Yale University Press and Whitney Humanities Center)

4:30pm, Auditorium

Thursday, March 09

The Madness of King George, Director Nicholas Hytner

(UK, 1994) 104 min.

(Yale Center for British Art, Film Study Center, and Whitney Humanities Center)

Trailer

7:00pm, Auditorium

Tuesday, March 28

Malcolm X, Director Spike Lee

Film Against Fascism: A Yale Film Colloquium Series
(USA, 1992) 202 min. 35mm. Yale Film Archive Print
(Yale Film Colloquium sponsored by Yale Film Study Center, Dean’s Fund for Student Colloquia, Film and Media Studies, History of Art, and Films at the Whitney, supported by the Barbakow Fund for Innovative Film Programs at Yale)

7:00pm, Auditorium

Saturday, April 01

The 78 Project, Director Alex Steyermark

(USA, 2014) 96 min.

Followed by a Q&A with the director
(American Studies and Whitney Humanities Center)

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7:30pm, Room 208

Wednesday, April 05

Shulman Lectures

Mark Moffett, National Museum of Natural History

Social Identity and Complexity in Ant and Human Societies

Other Minds

Press release
Poster
 

5:00pm, Auditorium

Friday, April 07

Technology

Early Modern Techne workshop
Carla Nappi (University of British Columbia), Ben Breen (UC: Santa Cruz/Columbia University)
Bruce Rusk (University of British Columbia)
Moderated by Tina Lu, (Yale University)
(Beinecke Rare Book Library, Yale University Art Gallery, Department of the History of Art, and Humanities/Humanity)

11:30am, Room 208

Friday, April 14

Addiction and Devotion in Early Modern England

CHESS Workshop

Rebecca Lemon, University of Southern California
(MacMillan Center and Whitney Humanities Center)

For more information contact http://yalechess.yale.edu/

12:00pm, Room 208

Monday, April 17

Is There Room for Pluralism in Science?

Hasok Chang, University of Cambridge

(Franke Program in Science and the Humanities)

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4:00pm, Room 208

Tuesday, April 18 to Friday, May 19

Finzi-Contini Lectures

Amitav Ghosh, acclaimed Indian writer

Speaking of Babel: The Risks and Rewards of Writing about Polyglot Societies

Tuesday, April 18
“Speaking of Babel: The Risks and Rewards of Writing about Polyglot Societies”
5:00pm

Wednesday, April 19
Reading from his works
10:15am

Press release
Poster

Auditorium

Wednesday, April 26

Shulman Lectures

Anne Harrington, Harvard University

Mindful Minds, Different Brains: Historical Reflections on America’s Love Affair with Meditation

Other Minds

Press release
Poster
 

5:00pm, Auditorium

Friday, April 28

Panic at the Pump: The Energy Crisis and the Transformation of American Politics in the 1970s

CHESS Workshop
Meg Jacobs, Princeton University
(Environmental History Working Group, MacMillan Center, and Whitney Humanities Center)

For more information contact http://yalechess.yale.edu/

12:00pm, Room 208

Thursday, May 04

2001: A Space Odyssey, Director Stanley Kubrick

(USA, 1968) 149 min.
Spirituality and Science Fiction Film Series
(Religion and Film Series, Yale Institute of Sacred Music, Initiative for the Study of Material and Visual Cultures of Religion, Religious Studies, American Studies, and Films at the Whitney, supported by the Barbakow Fund for Innovative Film Programs at Yale)

7:00pm, Auditorium